The Baron crosses the Thames without the assistance of a bridge, ship, boat, or balloon, or even his own will

Hand-colored etching; reissue | 9.8 x 15.9cm | [1809], reissued 1811

Thomas Rowlandson

The Baron flying across the river Thames at center, after having been projected out by a cannon where he had fallen asleep.

Credit: The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Object: 59.533.1394(9)

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